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10 Things You Need to Know How to Do Before Going to College

CollegeXpress Student Writer

Transitioning from high school to college can be difficult. But learning how to do these 10 things before starting your freshman year will make your life easier! read more

Video: How to Cook Poached Eggs in the Microwave


Tyler explains how to make poached eggs in the microwave. read more

How to Buy Your First Car: The Complete Guide

Editor-in-Chief, Carnegie Communications

Among the many milestones that come with being a young adult, buying your first car is a big one. It's exciting...but pretty intimidating, because your options seem limitless. Luckily, buying a car is not as hard as it seems. You just need to arm yourself with the right information. read more

How to Write a Great College Application Essay

Vice President of Enrollment Management, Butler University

You already know how to write an academic essay. Now, forget all that, because learning how to write the college application essay is different. read more

What to Pack for College: The Essential List


The Ultimate College Packing Checklist! read more

How to Choose Your Major (or Not)

Editorial Assistant, Carnegie Communications

Colleges can boast upwards of 300 majors to choose from. And you thought you had trouble picking your burrito filling at Chipotle. read more

Who and How to Ask for College Recommendation Letters

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Now that the fall of your senior year is here, you are probably starting to get serious about completing your college applications. What should at the top of your to-do list? Getting your recommendations lined up. read more

Application Essays Through Admission Counselors' Eyes

Director of Undergraduate Admissions, The University of Tampa

Essays are a major separating factor in sorting the mediocre students from those who have gone (and most likely will continue to go) above and beyond. One admission insider shares how and why. read more

College Application Essays: What Really Works!


The essay section of your college application can seem pretty intense, especially after filling in the easy stuff like your name, address, and test scores. Where do you begin? What should it sound like? Who can you ask for help? We asked the experts for some answers. read more

Build the Perfect College Application


It's only a few sheets of paper. But when it comes to attending your dream college, they're the most important documents in the universe. read more